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C.L.R. James and revolutionary Marxism

James, C. L. R.

C.L.R. James and revolutionary Marxism

selected writings of C.L.R. James, 1939-1949

by James, C. L. R.

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Revolutions and socialism,
  • Communism,
  • African Americans,
  • Political science,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCLR James and revolutionary Marxism, Selected writings of C.L.R. James, 1939-1949
    Statementedited by Scott McLemee and Paul Le Blanc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX175.7.A8 J363 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 252 pages
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26944999M
    ISBN 10160846864X
    ISBN 109781608468645
    OCLC/WorldCa974677461

    In the West Indies, C.L.R. James is honored as one of the fathers of independence. In Britain, he is feted as a historic pioneer of the Black movement. Generally regarded as one of the major figures in Pan-Africanism, and a leader in developing a current within Marxism that was democratic, revolutionary, and internationalist, James’s long life and impressive career played .   The same C.L.R. James wrote, around the same time, A History of the Negro Revolt, a powerful if smallish book, and World Revolution, a thick volume described in the UK, where it was published, as.

      C. L. R. James was known and honored as a historic pioneer of the black movement and is generally regarded as one of the major figures in Pan-Africanism, as well as a leader in developing a current within Marxism that was democratic, revolutionary, and internationalist. He is the author of Beyond a Boundary, Every Cook can Govern, and Brand: PM Press. Written in collaboration with Raya Dunayevskaya & Grace Lee, this is another pioneering critique of Lenin and Trotsky, and reclamation of Marx, from the West Indian scholar and activist. This edition includes the original introduction from Martin Glaberman, a new introduction from Paul Buhle, and one from the author himself. Two generations ago, CLR James and a small circle .

    C. L. R. James came quite late to revolutionary politics. Although rebellious as a boy and young man growing up in Trinidad in the early decades of the twentieth century, he did not stray far from the path set by his parents, Robert Alexander James, a hard-working school teacher, and his mother, Ida Elizabeth “Bessie” Rudder, a homemaker known for her extraordinary powers of . “Published in , close to the ‘Midnight in the Century’ when Hitler and Stalin dominated global politics, C. L. R. James’s World Revolution affirms the actuality of Marxism even as it confronts the degeneration of the Russian Revolution of October In telling the story of the advance and retreat of the great revolutionary wave.


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CLR James and Revolutionary Marxism collects some of the most important, but difficult to obtain, articles from the legendary Trinidadian-Marxist. James was one of the most influential Marxists of his generation. Scott McLemee is the editor of C.L.R. James and "the Negro Question." He writes the weekly column "Intellectual Affairs" for Inside Higher Ed and serves on the editorial board of New Politics.

Paul Le Blanc is a professor of History at La Roche College, has written on and participated in the U.S.

labor, radical and civil rights movements, and is author of such books as Marx, Lenin and Author: Paul Le Blanc. Biography Early life in Trinidad. Born in Tunapuna, Trinidad, then a British Crown colony, C. James was the first child of Elizabeth James and Robert Alexander James, a schoolteacher.

In he won a scholarship to Queen's Royal College (QRC), the island's oldest non-Catholic secondary school, in Port of Spain, where he became a club cricketer and distinguished Born: Cyril Lionel Robert James, 4 January. The Revolutionary Studies series of Humanities Press has recently republished his classic World Revolution (a history of the Communist International), has published a volume edited by Scott McLemee and myself, entitled C.L.R.

James and Revolutionary Marxism, Selected Writingsand plans to bring out his wonderful lectures. James (), a prominent black Trinidadian intellectual, has been increasingly recognized as a social critic, historian, and cultural commentator of central importance.

During the late s and s, James played a key role in the revolutionary socialist current associated with Leon : Scott McLemee, Paul Le Blanc.

Source: This essay was originally published in booklet form (comprising pp. ) by The C.L.R. James Institute and Cultural Correspondence, New York, in co-operation with Smyrna Press, April 44 pp. ISBN It is reproduced with prermission of the CLR James Institute and Anna Grimshaw, see below.

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During the late. With Marxism for Our Times Glaberman not only has preserved and made available the political theories of a noted writer but he also has created a window on a turbulent period of optimism and failure, a failure Glaberman calls, "rich in meanings and lessons for anyone interested in a democratic, revolutionary Marxism." C.

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CLR James and Revolutionary Marxism collects some of the most important, but difficult to obtain, articles from the legendary Trinidadian-Marxist. James was one of the most influential Marxists of his generation. His important contributions ranged from the subjects of Black liberation to contemporary philosophy and even touched on the anticolonial potential of cricket.

With Marxism for Our Times Glaberman not only has preserved and made available the political theories of a noted writer but he also has created a window on a turbulent period of optimism and failure, a failure Glaberman calls, "rich in meanings and lessons for anyone interested in a democratic, revolutionary Marxism.

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L. R. James's World Revolution is a pioneering Marxist analysis of the history of revolutions during the interwar period and of the fundamental conflict between Trotsky and Stalin.

James, who was a leading Trotskyist activist in Britain, outlines Russia's transition from Communist revolution to a Stalinist totalitarian state bureaucracy.WithMarxism for Our TimesGlaberman not only has preserved and made available the political theories of a noted writer but he also has created a window on a turbulent period of optimism and failure, a failure Glaberman calls, "rich in meanings and lessons for anyone interested in a democratic, revolutionary Marxism." C.

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